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  1. Hardtail

    Hardtail Member

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    ... and who else should it belong to than Mr. 335 himself. Riteneur's tone is nice, but when Carlton comes in afterwards, its awesome. Anyone know what his live rig consists of ... thx

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfchN7G-oQk

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  2. tonedaddy

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    Looks like his Dumble to me.


    Sounds like it, too.
    :)
     
  3. sinasl1

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    that rules... thanks... man no one can phrase like Larry...
     
  4. sinner

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    I really enjoyed that, thanks for posting!

    I liked Larry's tone, a lot of variety of different tones coming through, much more than Riteneur--although nothing wrong with his tone--just with Larry your ears keeps hearing new things, always a fresh sound around the corner.
     
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    They're both wonderful players and although there's just "something" about LC's playing that just does it for me....I also love LR's stuff....no choosing here for me...they're both seasoned veterans who make me green with a healthy envy.
     
  6. Douglas Baines

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    I actually really preferred Lee's guitar parts, although both of them played beautifully.

    Great tones all around. Gotta love a 335.

    (Noel Gallagher was the first to light my 335 spark, though)
     
  7. billyguitar

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    The only thing I don't like 335s is that they sound like 24-3/4" scale guitars. If someone would make one with a 25-1/2" scale, I think it would be an improvement.
    Great playing, way beyond any thing I could ever do but that song always sounds a 1970s sit-com theme song.
     
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    Saw him in Vegas a couple years ago. He makes it all look so effortless.
     
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    Did they consciously cop Peg?

    Carlton's tone is unbelievable!

    Ritenour sounds mushy and processed.
     
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    Get a Johnny A sig model. It's got a 25.5" scale, semi-hollowbody. Really slick guitars.
     
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    Does the Johnny A. model have a solid block? I thought it was fully hollow.
     
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    Traintrack Coolest Member Award Aug 2009 Silver Supporting Member

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    Yea they can really play a guitar, but they wear ugly shirts!
     
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    I tried a Johnny A at a Dallas Show one time. It sounded bad acoustically and I didn't plug it in but it has everything I like in a Gibson. For a few years I played archtops and got tired of looking over the front to see my fingers. The Johnny A is much thinner than my L-5 or my old Epis so it may not be as much trouble.
     
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    cbpickin Tweed Supporting Member Silver Supporting Member

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    Larry Carlton! Phrasing, phrasing, phrasing. His tone is killer on that clip. I've got to play my 335 tomorrow! I've been playing way too much Fender lately.:)
     
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    :crazy Hardtail,That was too good for words,thank you...:AOK
     
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    In that clip I'd say Carlton has the more interesting playing, but both are certainly very good. I kinda like Ritenour's more biting and gainier tone better than Carlton's cleaner, smoother sound.

    Thanks for posting the link!
     
  17. CocoTone

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    That bassplayer had pretty good tone an` chops too!!

    CT.
     
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    thx for great clip.

    I have the Larry and Lee CD. jazz radio type production, but great playing from both on that disc.
     
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    Thanks for that clip. Larry and Lee are definitely at the top of my personal favorite list; beautiful players.
     

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